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  • 'Threat' to European carriers from Gulf: Pro

    Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says the rise of the gulf carriers is the biggest threat to European airlines.

  • US airport security will be 'stepped up': Pro

    Chris Yates, principal at Yates Consulting, says U.S. airport security will be "stepped up" over time in response to evidence that al Qaeda is creating weapons to evade airport checks.

  • Boeing's commercial airplane division ramped up deliveries in June and in the second quarter, aided by the Dreamliner.

  • US airlines 'afraid of competition': Norwegian CEO

    Bjørn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian, says complaints by U.S. pilot unions about the airline's labor policies are not grounded in fact and American carriers are "afraid of competition".

  • Boeing headquarters in Chicago.

    The agreement comes as NASA and Boeing complete the Critical Design Review on the core stage, the last major review before full production begins.

  • Aluminum rods displaying the Alcoa logo

    Alcoa announced it plans to acquire jet engine component maker Firth Rixson from Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85 billion in cash and stock.

  • Alcoa's aerospace buy

    Alcoa is buying jet engine components maker Firth Rixon for $2.85 billion in cash and stock. The "Squawk on the Street" crew breaks down the deal.

  • Alcoa buys Firth Rixson for $2.8B

    With this acquisition we are adding 20 percent to our aerospace business, says Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman & CEO, discussing his company's rapid expansion into the aerospace space.

  • Etihad Airways said on Wednesday that it had agreed principal terms and conditions to buy a 49 percent equity stake in Italy's Alitalia.

  • The annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Colorado is trying to outbid rival states like Florida and New Mexico for a bigger slice of the commercial aerospace industry pie.

  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils SpaceX's new seven-seat Dragon V2 spacecraft, in Hawthorne, California on May 29, 2014.

    Even with NASA and Mars on SpaceX's horizon, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says he plans to stay put at electric carmaker Tesla.

  • Honeywell's green jet fuel

    Discussing the future of energy & emissions and Honeywell's green jet fuel, with David Cote, Honeywell International chairman & CEO; Tim Mahoney, Honeywell Aerospace president & CEO; and Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell Performance Materials & Technologies CEO.

  • Nathan Kundtz,  founder and chief technology officer of Kymeta

    Kymeta is marketing an antenna that will simplify the satellite connection needed for broadband Internet on the go, anywhere in the world.

  • Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, known as SpaceX

    Elon Musk is helping to launch a commercial space industry with reusable rockets and commercial vehicles that can take humans into space.

  • (left to right) Dan Berkenstock, Ching-Yu Hu, Julian Mann and John Fenwick, co-founders of Skybox Imaging

    Google mantra 'Do no evil' meets its match in Skybox, a satellite maker spying on the globe in high resolution, from port to rain forest.

  • F-35 to debut at Farnborough Airshow

    CNBC's Jane Wells shares video of the test flight of the F-35B jet, which experienced an oil leak. All aircrafts in the fleet have been subjected to checks of their oil flow valves.

  • Lockheed evacuates Iraq employees

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks into the safety of US contractors in Iraq. Lockheed Martin says they are evacuating some employees.

  • Google winning race for space?

    Google bought satellite start-up Skybox for $500 million. David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners, managing partner, explains how the acquisition will give Google access to outer space as a platform for deploying information systems.

  • B/E Aerospace, an aircraft seat maker and parts distributor, said it would split into two companies as part of a strategic review.

  • Lockheed's Russian engine issue

    Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson says there are no indications Russia will stop supplying engines to the United Launch Alliance, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

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